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Submarine commissioning relocated due to insufficient channel depth

by Published: February 8,2012

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PASCAGOULA — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says the commissioning for the submarine USS Mississippi will be in Pascagoula rather than Gulfport. “Due to concerns about insufficient channel depths in Gulfport … the new commissioning site for USS Mississippi is Pascagoula with a scheduled date of June 2,” Mabus, a former Mississippi governor, said in a […] [...]

USS Mississippi to be commissioned in June

GULFPORT — The USS Mississippi, a $2-billion submarine, will be commissioned in the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor in June, according to U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo. Palazzo, R-Miss., says the event is scheduled for June 2, 2012, with more details to be released later. Palazzo says having the commissioning in Mississippi is an achievement the whole […] [...]

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